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Tools Release: March 5, 2014
05 Mar 2014

New versions of plugman and cordova are now live!

To update your tools:

npm update -g cordova
npm update -g plugman

Most notable changes include:

  • New command plugman create for generating a plugin template (CB-4886)
  • No longer necessary to run cordova prepare after installing a plugin (CB-5647)
  • cordova now shows output of builds and hook scripts
  • Installing multiple plugins at once is now faster (CB-5885)

Other changes include:


  • Speed up prepare by using plugman's new reapply_global_munge() (CB-5299)
  • Make "Generating config.xml from defaults" a verbose log (CB-6076)
  • Use spawn helper for all sub-shelling. (CB-5181)
  • Enable stdio for build sub-commands and hooks (CB-6049, CB-5181)


  • Move <assets> copying from install to prepare (CB-5647)
  • Include platform tag information when publishing plugins (CB-5804)
  • Logging tweaks to be less verbose (CB-6076)
  • Accept proxy config for plugman (CB-5017)
  • Add <resource-file> support on Android (CB-5720)
  • config-changes.js: Major refactor & introduced reapply_global_munge()
  • FFOS: Look for config.xml in www_dir and in project_dir (CB-6088)
  • iOS: Do not add static libraries (.a) to source files (CB-6025)
  • Win8/WP: Added SDKReference support via <lib-file> tags
  • Win8/WP: Remove ability to add .dll as content - it should be a framework/reference
  • Win8/WP: Added ability to add+remove ref to .winmd files

Plugins Release: March 3, 2014
03 Mar 2014 - By Andrew Grieve

The following plugins were updated today: org.apache.cordova.contacts@0.2.9 org.apache.cordova.file@1.0.1 org.apache.cordova.file-transfer@0.4.2 org.apache.cordova.inappbrowser@0.3.2


Tools Release: April 9, 2014
09 Apr 2014 - By Steve Gill

New versions of plugman, cordova and cordova-ios are now live! plugman@0.21.0 cordova@3.4.1-0.1.0...